UFC on ESPN 31: Menifield vs Knight 12/04/2021 Spread, Fight Analysis and Forecast

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UFC on ESPN 31 Menifield vs Knight 12-04-2021 Spread Fight Analysis and Forecast

UFC on ESPN 31: Menifield vs Knight 12/04/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with an explosive fight card to start the month with UFC on ESPN 31 taking place this Saturday, December 4. The UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada will be the warzone for all the fights. MMA fans can opt to watch by subscribing to either Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. Rob Font will look to go closer to a title fight as he takes on former bantamweight champion Jose Aldo in the main event. Alonzo Menifield is competing in the undercard as he fights William Knight in a light heavyweight battle. It is forecasted in UFC betting lines that William Knight will be losing this bout against Alonzo Menifield.

UFC on ESPN 31: Menifield vs Knight 12/04/2021

When: Saturday, December 4, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 31: Menifield vs Knight 12/04/2021 Odds

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Menifield Odds Knight Odds
Alonzo Menifield -140 William Knight +120

Alonzo Menifield

Alonzo Menifield is a 34-year-old fighter and his hometown is located in Dallas, Texas in the United States. He gets to polish his fighting skills at the Saekson Muay Thai fight stable and will represent them in this bout. Menifield goes by the ring name β€œAtomic” and this six-foot light heavyweight owns a professional record of 11-2. Eight of his wins came from knockouts while also owning two submissions and one decision victory. After losing back-to-back fights, Menifield bounced back and won two consecutive matches heading to his next bout. Fabio Cherant was his first opponent and the more recent win came against Ed Herman in UFC 265.

William Knight

William Knight goes by a very creative ring name as the β€œKnightmare” and this fighter hails from Harford, Connecticut in the United States. He has been representing the Thornton Martial Arts in his professional career. Knight stands at five-foot-ten and has been comfortable competing at the light heavyweight division. He owns a 10-2 professional record and nine of those wins came from violent knockouts.Β After losing to Da Un Jung in UFC one ABC 2 in April 2021, Knight was able to bounce back with a win over Fabio Cherant. That matchup happened just this August as Knight knocked him out in the first round.

Menifield vs Knight Betting Numbers

Menifield
Knight
Record 11-2-0 10-2-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States United States
Height 6’0″ 5’10”
Weight (lbs) 205 205
Reach (in) 76 73
Win by KO/TKO 73% 90%
Win by Submission 18% 0%
Decisions 9% 10%
Strikes landed per minute 4.13 3.55
Striking accuracy 54% 72%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.36 2.65
Striking defense 53% 34%
Takedown average 0.56 2.36
Takedown accuracy 25% 53%
Takedown defense 85% 40%
Submission average 0.3 0.3

Menifield vs Knight Betting Picks

This promises to be an explosive battle as both fighters love to go for the knockout victory. Alonzo Menifield is seen as the top online sportsbook to end this fight against William Knight by the second round.